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Name: Cape George Point Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Ballantynes Cove, Nova Scotia, Canada

Location: St. Georges Bay

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Photo: Dana Rushton
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Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard


Tower Height: 45

Characteristic and Range: Group flashing white (12s)

Description of Tower: White, octagonal concrete tower with red lantern.

It is not known at this time if this light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1861: square white wooden tower (destroyed by fire in 1907); 1908: 54-foot white, octagonal wooden tower.

Date Established: 1861

Date Present Tower Built: 1968

Optics: Third order Fresnel lens from 1908 tower is on display at the Bluefin Tuna Interpretation Centre, Ballantyne's Cove.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

From Route 337 near Ballantynes Cove turn onto Lighthouse Road. There is parking near the lighthouse -- it's a fairly steep hike to the lighthouse and a spectacular view.

Keepers: David Condon (1861-1898), W. J. Condon, Alex L. MacEachern (1898-1919), Charles Albert Falkenham (1919-1952), William Clark (1952-1968)

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